January 22, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Gang Member arrested for June Murder

Months of intense investigative work paid off last week when a Canarsie resident, said to be a member of the notorious Crips gang, was arrested and charged in a murder committed last summer during a party on East 82 Street. More...

City, State Tax-Free Shopping Week Begins Monday

New Yorkers will soon be getting a much- needed, though temporary, tax break. The City and State of New York are providing New York shoppers with a week of sales tax-free shopping from January 26 through February 1. More...

Other News

Honoring King On His Day

Borough President Marty Markowitz, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and Medgar Evers College presented New York City More...

Generations Honor Centenarian On Her Day

When Ada Jane Frederick turned 100 years old on January 13, it was a natural for the people at River Manor Care Center, Inc. on East 104 Street, where she is a prominent resident, to throw her a gigantic party. More...

Eight Shot As Two Gunmen Hold Up Popular Area Diner

A popular diner frequented by local residents was the site of a robbery-shootout last weekend during which eight people were injured. More...

Community Guide

69th Pct. Community Council Meeting Tues.

The next meeting of the 69th Precinct Community Council will take place on Tuesday, January 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the HES, East 95 Street and Seaview Avenue. The public is invited. For further information, call (718) 257-6205. More...

Town Hall Meeting Thursday

Superintendent of School Region 6 Gloria Buckery will be the guest speaker at a Town Hall Meeting hosted by City Councilman Lew Fidler on Thursday, January 29 at 7 p.m. at P.S. 115, 1500 East 92 Street. The public is invited. More...

Postponed School Bd. Meeting Rescheduled

The meeting of Community School Board 18 that was postponed because of inclement weather last week has been rescheduled for next Wed-nesday, January 28 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

Childhood Asthma Hospitalization Rate Drops

The childhood asthma hospitalization rate in New York City reached a low of 6.02 per 1,000 children ages 0-14 in 2002, a 2 percent decrease from 2001, and a 44 percent decrease since 1993, and the lowest rate since statistics began to be kept in 1984 More...

Views On

Gary S. Rafal, D.D.S. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

AttitudeBush Unwisely Wants To Go Where No Man Has Gone Before

It More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk...

A Budget For All New Yorkers

Last week, I presented the City More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION

WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

I am hoping you can help my neighbor. She is a sweet, 83-year-old lady who lives alone and supports herself solely on Social Security. More...

D.A. Seeks Death Sentence For Suspects In Coed Murder

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes last week said he will seek to impose the death penalty on two suspects in the April 2003 murder of a Remsen Avenue resident who was a Hunter College student. More...

Science Panel Urges US To Adopt Universal Health Insurance

Associated Press Writer

Calling the lack of health insurance deadly, costly and a cause of insecurity even among the insured, the Institute of Medicine for the first time is urging the United States to adopt universal coverage by 2010. More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

Handling Aging Parents’ Finances

I have a client whose mother will celebrate her 91st birthday shortly. She More...

Hevesi: Pataki’s Pension Reform Unconstitutional

Associated Press Writer

ALBANY, NY More...

State Seeks Nominations For Small Business Awards

Charles A. Gargano, Chairman of Empire State Development (ESD), has announced that the State More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

Traffickers Using Planes Again
To Smuggle Cocaine

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) More...

Religion

Holy Family Church

GOD & GOOD FRIDAY. Young Adults of Canarsie (20 More...

Our Lady of Miracles

718-257-2400 E. 86th St (between Glenwood Road & Flatlands Ave.) More...

Canarsie Community

Reformed Church

We are located at 1155 East 93rd Street (near Conklin Ave.). Our phone is 718-649-3759. Our pastor is Rev. Felix A. Busby. More...

Neighborhood News

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Happy 11th Birthday Penina. 1/17/2004 P More...

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Happy 11th Birthday To Our Loving Granddaughter Penina. Wishing you many Blessing on your Birthday & Always Hugs & Kisses. Papa, Mama & Cousin Poo-Puty More...

What’s Your Opinion?

question: What do you think of President Bush More...

Arts & Entertainment

Lickety-Split Classic Desserts

Dessert makes any meal special. Especially desserts that have old-fashioned, homemade taste, yet can be made in just minutes. More...

"Along Came Polly" Has Familiar ‘Sitcommy Vibe’ 

AP Entertainment Writer

After "There More...

Top 10 Movies

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View From the Middle

View From

The Middle

Cheers To The Explorers! Mars Here We Come! More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

The Family

I grew up in a very abusive family. Physical, mental, and emotional abuse were the norm. My father was the most abusive, but my mother echoed his sentiments and couldn More...

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